Medical aesthetics is a fairly new field of medicine that combines non-invasive procedures with advanced skin treatments such as advanced facials, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, and body contouring treatments.
Medical aestheticians may also perform injectable treatments such as Botox and fillers. Medical aesthetics is a growing trend, originating in Europe and gaining great popularity over the last 30 years.
Clinics that perform these procedures are now very popular: their appeal is the ability to offer quick and easy procedures with little to no downtime, all in the desire to improve one’s appearance and well-being.
Here are some of the popular aesthetic treatments options that we perform at the Laser Center of Milford:
PCA Skin Peel
PCA skin peels are chemical exfoliation treatments containing Alpha Hydroxy Acid ingredients such as glycolic acid and lactic acid, as well as other ingredients such as hydroquinone and retinol. Once the peel is administered, it is left on the skin for a period of time to do its work. After removing the solution, your aesthetic specialist may apply a soothing, moisturizing treatment to help soothe the treated skin and plump up the epidermis. There are several types of PCA skin peels that treat a variety of skin conditions, such as blemishes, sun damage, fine lines and hyperpigmentation. It is safe for all skin types, including highly sensitive, rosacea prone and acne prone.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that uses an intense, pulsating beam of light to remove unwanted hair. During the procedure, the laser passes through the skin to an individual hair follicle and damages the follicle, which impedes any further hair growth. Laser hair removal is a great alternative to shaving or waxing, which can cause unsightly razor burn or ingrown hair. Lasting results can be seen after only three treatments.
Laser Therapy (Spider Veins)
In this type of treatment, a laser targets and pierces the vein that is to be eliminated, which causes it to collapse and scar over. This collapsed vein will eventually fade from view and be reabsorbed by the surrounding tissue. Results are seen within two to six weeks after treatments, and recovery time is minimal.
Accent Skin Tightening
Accent Skin Tightening applies radiofrequency energy via a handheld wand to areas of the body that you desire to be smoother, tighter and more toned. Accent skin tightening treatments can tighten and contour skin anywhere on the body, including the face, and is very effective to reduce fat in the leg, buttock and abdomen areas. It is also effective to treat and tighten loose skin post-liposuction. Six treatments are recommended to see results, and these results can last up to 18 months.
Alma Accent Scar Reduction
Alma Accent Scar Reduction is a laser-based system that treats scarring of the skin as a result of acne. The laser stimulates collagen production in the deeper levels of the epidermis and dermis, which smooths out the surface of the skin and lessens acne scars. It is also very effective to treat and prevent acne, as it dries out overactive sebaceous (oil) glands and destroys acne causing bacteria. The Alma Accent treatment is much more effective than topical or oral medicines to treat acne, and the results can be long-term.
HydraFacial is an innovative treatment that uses a vacuum based specialty device with a tip that delivers speciality serums deep into the skin. These serums are specially formulated to target and combat different skin complaints, such as hyperpigmentation, dehydration, aging, acne and even addresses sensitive skin issues. The treatment also removes dead skin cells, while infusing the remaining cells with the specialized serums, resulting in a fresh and healthy complexion.
Don’t hesitate – call today for more information about these great aesthetic treatments that are available at the Laser Center of Milford and to book your appointment!